Whitney Weathers

Senior Director, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice

Bringing to light

Intentional and necessary conversations around all things diversity which lead to challenge, change, and connection within our micro and macro community

The basics

Whitney Weathers is an awarding-winning former K-12 educator. She has been featured on National Public Radio, K-12 Education Dive, and numerous other publications for her leadership around equity, instructional best practices and leading in urban communities. Whitney earned all of her degrees in the amazing city of Nashville, TN: Master’s degree in Urban Education from Vanderbilt University, Bachelor’s degree in English from Tennessee State University and an Associates degree in English from Nashville State Community College. She joined Upstart in 2021.

How Whitney finds meaning and comes together with others

Whitney is passionate about her faith. She can be found in church on most Sundays and loves spending quiet time with God. When she is not working, you can catch her chasing one of her four amazing kiddos or relaxing with her one amazing husband.

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